Cape Town - SuperSport
United captain Thabo September said the extended mid-term break has not been
ideal, especially after the club returned to winning ways at the end of 2014.
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Before the break Matsatsantsa moved up to the 11th position
in the league standings and while they could have been higher up, September
feels the progress which had been made was more than satisfactory under the
circumstances. The big fear at this juncture is that momentum might be lost.
"It has been a good needed recess but too long. I can't
wait to get back on the field as we ended our season on a good note,"
September told his club’s website.
"We deservedly beat Chippa United in our last match of
the year away in Port Elizabeth and that certainly boosted the team’s
confidence going forward," he added.
SuperSport United are no longer in the position to challenge
for the league title this season, which still seemed like a realistic prospect
when Gordon Igesund had just taken over at the helm.
However, there is still a considerable amount to play for
during this campaign and September is under no illusions about the enormity of
the task which lies ahead.
"We have a lot of work ahead of us," said the
eager September, who is now thinking beyond the 2014/15 campaign.
"The most exciting news is that we have secured the
services of Kingston Nkhatha for next season and that showed our intentions for
"He is a great team player and will give us so much in
his department (forward). He is a quality player and he is one of the best
players in the PSL if one looks at his work rate."